South Mast Erected

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Sixty-five foot mast from DXEngineering completed today and looks amazingly vertical.  Getting it up was like raising a wet noodle.  Here’s what it looks like on the ground.

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The secret is to never let the attachment point get below the bow point.  Lift the upper sections first and keep them under upward pressure so a downward facing bow never forms.

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When it’s all over it looks like the top picture. This will be the south support for a 40 meter dipole and possible for a 630 meter antenna.

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